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for joining us. alongside shawn yancy, i'm brian bolter. we have few numbers to pass along but we want to give you what we have when it comes to the mayoral race. 3170 votes in, that's it, from across the city, we have -- just lost my place here. >> let me pick it up for you there. you were going to say -- >> there it is. it refreshed. adrian fenty has 1,841 votes, vincent gray has 1, 286 votes. i apologize, the computer keeps refreshing. we mentioned we don't know what parts of the city these are coming in but if we delve deeper we get a sense if you're going to pull apart these 3,000 votes where they're coming from. they're coming from wards 1, 2, 3 and 5, and right now no reporting from wards 4, 6, 7 or 8, that's just those 3,000 votes so a long way to go. but if you're going to pull it apart and micromanage it, a little metadata there, you can start doing it with that information. >> as you know, the polls closed roughly three hours ago soderint taking so long for results to come in. roby chavez is live with the d.c. board of elections to explain what the hold-up has been. roby. >> reporte
crash, but the faa does not believe that's what this is. reports from the scene tell us this may be a natural gas explosion, those flames being fed from videotape a little while ago the intensity of these flames that they are being fed by a large gas line that services the airport. we're told the fire is consuming a residential neighborhood. some aerial views that are wider than others show a wide area in flames, at least a dozen homes on fire. first reports are telling us at least five people have been taken to area hospitals, three of them in credit can condition. you see helicopters there over- - critical condition. you see helicopters there overhead as well. no reports of any deaths, but officials are still trying to assess what's going on there, what's causing this huge fire. windy conditions are also hampering firefighting efforts. this is a neighborhood of homes in san bruno, california, just south of the city of san francisco up in flames. the full extent of the story there still unfolding. >> incredible pictures coming out of that area. we know you'll let us know of any
by people passing by in the parking lot here. police have been very slow to give us any information. we still don't know who the woman is or how she was killed, nor do we have any suspect information. all this happened about 2:30 this afternoon as police arrived on the scene after a 911 call. homicide detectives are now on the case. however, prince george's police say they got the call about a woman who was in trouble seen lying unresponsive in that hallway near a stairwell. they also got calls about gunshots at complex about the same time. the woman has not been identified at this point. she is a white female in her 40s. she died in the hospital about an hour after emergency crews arrived here on the scene. again police have not established a motive or suspect. >> at this time it does not appear to be a robbery, but we are still looking for the motive in the case. >> reporter: what have you been able to get from any witnesses? did they hear any arguing, shouting, any gunshots? was there any domestic problems in that area? >> that's all still part of the investigation. they're still inv
and wanting us to be more healthy and more environmentally friendly. >> reporter: in arlington karen gray houston, fox 5 news. >>> the news keeps coming tonight. here's brian bolter tonight with the news edge at 11:00. >> we're kicking off tonight with a story we broke last week. a rash of armed robberies near the university of maryland has the campus on edge. police have made arrests, but the news is bittersweet because there's been another attack. fox 5's wisdom martin live in the newsroom now exclusive information. >> last week we broke the story about an arrest in the college robberies. police released video of the suspect using credit cards at two local convenience stores. after that story aired investigators were loaded with calls that led them to the first arrest and tonight a second suspect is in custody. prince george's county police say andrew hillics of silver spring is one of three men who robbed students at gunpoint august 8th in college park. this is video of hillex at a convenience store in silver spring using the victims' credit card. sunday he turned him into police. he i
. something is wrong. it is possibly time for us in a new way to actually stand up, confront terrorism. >> reporter: muslim leaders here say radical jones will unleash a new wave of violence if the holy book is burned. >> they will be imploring more suicide bombers to come and hurt the united states' interests. so it is a group, but the perception given outside will be big and it is very, very dangerous. >> reporter: tonight, the state department is ordering us embassies around the world to make sure their security is tight, brian. >> bob barnard tonight. >>> a 4-month old baby found unconscious yesterday afternoon. the family says it took rescuers more than 13 minutes to arrive and by then it was too late for little ania. roz plater is in the news room with the story. >> reporter: there's a heart-wrenching question tonight from that grieving family, why does it take so long to get medical help for a 4 month old. they say she suddenly stopped breathing around 5:00 last night. her brother flagged down a police officer who called for help and began cpr. the fire department says on a busy
to take this and use it as an act of sabotage is truly disappointing and it's disheartening. >> reporter: henderson says those fenty signs she put up were at the owner ashburn's request, but he's thrown them in a pile behind the diner. council member thomas says a large paper taken from the diner cost his campaign about -- banner taken from the diner cost his campaign about $200. he's accusing thomas and the diner owner of knowingly filing false police reports. >>> the news edge staying on the district where mayor fenty is fighting for his political life and that had him and his opponent vincent gray working for your votes all day. fox 5's wisdom martin is live in the newsroom with the big issues they tackled today. >> no time off for these two candidates for d.c. mayor. this afternoon council chair vince gray met with a group of teachers to talk about their concerns and meanwhile current mayor adrian fenty rallied outside the rec center with his supporters. vincent gray discussed his plan for education reform that includes being more inclusive while mayor fenty is touting his record. >>
was really thinking is this really her? >> reporter: a school spoke person tells us the students will be refunded and the school will review procedures for booking concerts so they don't get duped again. >>> the news keeps coming. here's brian bolter with the news edge at 11:00. >> a thief in the night. the news edge on a string of burglaries in fairfax county has neighborhoods on high alert. tonight police linked the brazen burglar to dozens of crimes and fear there may be more. fox 5's roz plater live in the newsroom to kick things off. >> one of the victims told me tonight he had fallen asleep on his couch about 2:00 in the morning. he heard a noise and thought he was dreaming. turns out he wasn't. that bold burglar walked right through the unlocked front door. tonight police are worried the stakes may be even higher now that burglar has gotten his hands on two handguns. in just the past month fairfax county police say a lone burglar has struck at least 64 times and boy, is he ever brazen. >> he doesn't seem to care whether you're home or not. that's the part that scares me. >
in the victim's vehicle. >> reporter: using a cell phone police say this man, then 19- year-old tommy whack, instructed the man to park on behind the school. >> the defendant tommy whack got in the car and near as we can tell grabbed him and shot him killing him. it appeared as the victim was shot he was trying to turn away from it. so basically he shot him in the back. he clearly killed this man in cold blood, left him for dead and took his cell phone so he couldn't for help. >> reporter: a woman who lives nearby heard gunshots and called police. from the surveillance tape police spotted whack and his cousin leaving the scene headed toward their home nearby, the same direction canine units tracked them to. the investigators found pictures of him posing with the gun on his home computer. a jury convicted whack of second degree murder and the judge handed down the maximum 30 years. >> at the end of the day it was a killing of an unarmed man who came there really for no violent purpose at all and didn't deserve what he got. >> reporter: we're called the cousin has not yet been sentenced. this
in mind, some users tell us that can take a couple of days. i'm lisa murphy, fox news. >> for more information you can log onto myfoxdc.com. >>> the news keeps coming. here's brian bolter with the news edge at 11:00. >>> hundreds of people diagnosed with cancer within a few miles of fort ditrick. tonight, community members went on the hunt for answers but walked away without any. our camera wasn't welcome at the public meeting. what gives. roz plater is live with the story, roz. >> reporter: what was billed as a public meeting was held in a private venue so they allowed radio reporters in but not our cameras. the reason, the topic is so hot, the folks on the board didn't want their faces flashed across the tv. this is home video of kicking our photographer off the property. they had posted a no video sign outside its meeting. randy white who heads up the foundation, named for his daughter who died, declared it unfair. he said so many frederic residents who couldn't attend the meeting were looking for answers. >> 700 people that have cancer, including my daughter who died two years
turned to family members and witnesses to learn more about pardus' state of mind. >>> gunfire near the u.s. capitol today. police shot a man after saying he pulled a gun and pointed it at them around 5:00 this morning. the unidentified man was spotted near first and independence by police. he ran but officers caught up with him. capitol police say the officers had no choice but to fire their weapons when the man raised his gun and pointed it. >> they opened fire hitting the man and he's been transported to a local area hospital. >> sources tell fox 5 the man was hit three times, grazed in the head, chest and leg. we're told the man's vehicle was taken to a police impound lot where it will be searched for clues. >>> a medical emergency may to be blame for this violent car crash in the district. the accident happened this afternoon on s street northwest. a minivan struck a taxi driver who appeared to be just getting out of his parked cab. the driver hit a parked car and slammed into a brick wall. investigators say the driver of the minivan appeared to be having a seizure. both victims were r
brother from guatemala two years ago and he spoke with us about the family's pain. >> i am very sad. my mother is so sad. i am angry, but i am very, very sad and the family is, too. >> reporter: oscar ole said his sister was heading to her boyfriend's house right where the car struck her. daniellela worked as a checker for three years at this nearby latino market. walking is how she gets around. >> she can't talk. she's in a coma. >> reporter: oscar describes her condition as grave and as she struggles to survive, the person responsible for hitting her is still on the run. neighbors living along this stretch of carroll avenue in silver spring describe an ongoing problem with speed. >> usually if get out, you got to wait for a whole line coming because they won't stop. >> i'm very concerned, especially with the school, too. i've seen the crossing guard almost get hit. >> reporter: new hampshire estates elementary school is the school right across the street from the accident scene. there is one crosswalk but no lights. as for the investigation, police recovered a passenger's side view mi
a disease that's more common here than anywhere else in the us. the help she got from her sister and the cutting edge procedure that made it possible. >>> first a quick check of the run-down. the news edge will be right back. >> this is fox5's news edge at 11:00.  >> a faster trip, one of the many promises amtrak is making to passengers and unveiled a plan that's expected to even make air travel less congested. the 30 -year vision calls for a new set from boston to dc. the trip times would be much shorter with trains rocketing at 220 miles per hour. new york to dc, 96 minutes instead of 2:42 minutes. plus a projected increase in ridership will mean less people flying between the cities. here's the catch, the project will cost $117 billion, not a penny of it is funded yet. >>> here's shawn yancy with the fox5 top 5. >>> up first, good and bad news for the housing market. number 5, home prices rose in july for the fourth straight month. according to s&ps index, 12 cities posted worst numbers. it's expected to decline due to foreclosures and skiddish
and they told us that there was a shuttle here. >> reporter: it's one of the deepest stations. in fact, passengers say heading down into the tunnel is a grueling walk. >> there it that would be a terrible walk for me. i'm very disappointed in the fact that every time i come to this station the actual elevators are out or escalators are out. >> i have experienced once or twice when the escalators were out, but i had to walk up and i'm fairly in good shape, but still i was huffing and puffing. i feel really badly for people with disabilities. >> reporter: the diversion meant many riders were delayed. the shutdown came at the beginning of the evening commute. patience was already thin at the end of a long monday that just got longer. >> it's been pretty organized on metro. they tell you which bus to get on, you know, but still just the i convenience of getting to where you need to go to. >> i'm delay -- the inconvenience of getting to where you need to go to. >> i'm delayed probably about 30 minutes. i would rather be at east we're >> reporter: at last check one escalator and you know ele
issued for everybody. starts basically now and this will take us right through the day tomorrow and into the evening. we'll have rainfall amounts, brian, somewhere between about 3 and 6 inches before this is all done across the region. we'll have your complete forecast coming up in a bit. >>> the news edge following a big story out of maryland. i-270 is open tonight after being closed for seven hours due to a deadly tour bus accident. montgomery county police say the bus veered off a sky ramp, plummeted 45 feet to the lanes below. fox 5's will thomas has tonight's update. >> reporter: some of the survivors of this crash were heard talking about the driver just before the crash. seeing the driver who has now been identified as 66-year-old joseph clay ba jr. of hanover, pennsylvania -- clabaugh jr. of hanover pennsylvania they talked about seeing him possibly pass out just before that bus went right over the edge of this hov sky ramp on i- 27th westbound. 11 people were taken to the hospital. all the passengers on the bus and one person involved in a collision on the ground all ho
. >> reporter: home for lee was this house on kimberly street in wheaton. neighbors tell us he'd been renting a back room for the past several months. >> sort of unemotional, didn't seem like he wanted to interact much, very friendly neighborhood. people say hi, wave. just didn't seem to have that interest in socializing. >> i never saw him smile, always bitter, always serious looking. >> reporter: next-door neighbor onic mutafian said lee had a soft spot for squirrels, but even that caused trouble. >> from day one i had a bone to pick with him. i wanted him to stop feeding the squirrels so the rats won't -- it was a massive problem here for us. >> reporter: it appears james lee moved to maryland from california simply to channel his anger about the environment directly toward discovery. montgomery state's attorney john mccarthy. >> he paid homeless people to protest along with him. he would as an incentive if you yelled the loudest, he would give you a bonus of cash. >> reporter: mccarthy says what inspired lee to start tossing $20,000 in cash into the air in silver spring in february, 2008
gets to the north, a nice swinging cold front will come through, swing us into fall. i think that's where that was going with that. >> silver lining there. >> that's right. >> nice after a hurricane. >> the air sinks behind these tropical systems so don't cancel your plans for the weekend based on earl because earl will be a friday deal for us, and i do have the latest track and information on earl. i'll pass that along to you here in just a moment. it's another gorgeous night across d.c.. it's clear, it's a bit more humid than it was earlier today. you might notice a little increase in humid tomorrow but it's going to be another warm one, and you know what, september is here just about anyway. in another 45 minutes we'll begin our meteorological fall. it's going to be another hot day coming your way, up into the mid-90s again. earl will be a friday deal, rain at the beaches and wind gusts. i'm not thinking at this point it's going to rain in d.c. out of earl and maybe even from the cool front. i think most of the rain will be on the eastern shore and it will be kind of a quit-hit
does ask for one thing from all of us. when you see people who are homeless remember. >> they're people, too. >> great story. >>> the news keeps coming tonight. here's brian bolter tonight with the news edge at 11:00. >> breaking weather news, severe thunderstorm warnings popping up in the area right now. down to sue palka with the latest. >> we were just looking at that line of storms on our 10:00 news. i want to take you straight to radar because they really are getting their act together and finding energy. this is all out to our west and it does include washington county, frederick and clark and also much of the panhandle of west virginia. the big concern with these is that they're probably going to pack some 60-mile an hour wind gusts with them and they're also moving very quickly to the east at about 40 miles per hour. so you can kind of project where they'll be heading if you live williamsport, martinsburg, hagerstown, inwood and boones borrow you'll be affected by that -- boonesborough. we'll keep a close eye on that. >>> horror at one of the nation's most prestigeous
: general david petraeus, commander of u.s. forces in afghanistan, was the first u.s. official to speak out saying, "images of the burning of the koran would undoubtedly be used by extremists in afghanistan and around the world to inflame public opinion and incite violence." >> as he said, it puts our troops in harm's way and obviously that any type of activity like that would be -- that puts our troops in harm's way would be a concern to this administration. >> we think that these are provocative acts. they are disrespectful. they're intolerant. they're divisive. >> reporter: already sparking violent protests in the muslim world, in this case in afghanistan. as for the koran burning? >> it may not be a violation of the law, it may be an act of free speech. it certainly violates our sense of decent is i. >> i hope that there is a legal way to -- decency. >> i hope that there is a legal way to stop it. if not, then to isolate and ignore. >> tonight the florida preacher says with all the attention and outrage, he may danger change his mind and cancel saturday's book burning. in the meantime j
sell. >> you don't like use a rolling backpack. that's kind of like social suicide or whatever. >> reporter: when jenny greenwald was having problems, she decided to make changes. >> my back hurt a lot like every day after school obviously because i was carrying around 40 pounds and i like lessened my load a lot. >> reporter: although she and her sister hope schools will make changes as well. >> just put the textbook on a kindle. >>> the news keeps coming tonight. here's brian bolter with the news edge at 11:00. >>> the news edge beginning in d.c. tonight. more than a dozen elderly and poor people duped out of their homes in a foreclosure rescue scam. that's the claim from the district attorney tonight. he's taking on a local businessman with what's described as a long history of shady business practices. fox 5's maureen umeh with the news edge. >> his name is vincent abel and he's accused of swindling desperate homeowners out of their homes. some fought back, a few won but at a high cost. these are slow steps to rove for maria theresa wilson -- recovery for maria theresa wilso
. >> reporter: -- darn things, people. >> reporter: beth parker, fox 5 news. >>> thanks so much for joining us. the news continues now. here's brian bolter with the news edge at 11:00. >> fire tears through a neighborhood in 7 level ising three huge homes and damaging several -- a virginia neighborhood leveling three homes and damaging several others. the flames broke out this afternoon on tillett loop and manassas leaving charred piles of debris behind. fox 5's bob barnard live at the scene with the latest. >> reporter: eight hours after the first flames were spotted fire crews are still here and working, the remains of three houses here still smoldering and they just put some water on some of these smoking spots a short time ago. in the middle there where it's believed this thing started, that house burned to the ground. this view from sky fox shows you the devastating nature of this fire, three homes side by side up in flames, scores of firefighters virtually powerless to stop it before the damage was done. investigators believe the fire started in the middle house, then quickly spread in b
a metrobus and crashed it into a tree pled guilty today. william jackson was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. the 19-year-old admitted to entering the bus lot in a uniform and driving off the lot. he picked up passengers along the way. he will be sentenced in november. >>> our coverage continues of the hostage drama in silver spring. brian bolton now with -- brian bowler it now with the news edge continue -- brian beller it now -- brian bolter now continuing with the news edge. >> be safe. stay locked up in those offices up there. >> chaos in downtown silver spring, a gunman armed with explosives storms the discovery channel building. hostages are taken. thousands are evacuated. after several hours sharpshooters ended the drama. the gunman identified as james lee is dead, everyone else safe and sound, the investigation, though, just beginning. fox 5's roz plater begins our team coverage live outside the building which is still an active crime scene. >> reporter: we've been told now the explosives team on the inside has discovered three packages. now given all that the main
that was meant to be offensive by any means. >> i think this flyer is just an effort to try and knock us off our game. >> reporter: from his campaign headquarters delegate ali accuses king of being dishonest about how the mailer came to be. >> there is clearly some kind of manipulation of the image there and other people have noted it. >> reporter: the huffing ton post has written about this, so, too, a blogger who follows maryland politics. a 35-year-old software engineer, ali is from an immigrant pakistani family running for office at a time when talk of burning qur'ans and opening mosques near ground zero in new york city are dominating the news and now this. >> we don't know what's going on. it's a little odd in my opinion. >> reporter: senator king is 60, a former state delegate hoping to keep the seat she was appointed to three years ago. >> in order to defend myself this time, i really had to get a bit negative and it's not been pleasant. >> reporter: the senate seat represents germantown, gaithersburg, montgomery village, washington grove and north potomac. >> i think it's a curve ball t
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